Thank you for showing interest in Centria Autism Services. Our mission as a company is "to help every child living with autism to develop, pursue, and achieve their goals and dreams through high quality ABA therapy and support"
The Behavior Technician position is the perfect fit for a Teacher, Paraprofessional, Caregiver, Social Worker, or Healthcare Professional looking for an exciting career opportunity. This position is also a great fit for candidates with experience or interest in working with children with special needs or autism.
Current Behavioral Interventionists, ABA Therapists, ABA Technicians or students in Psychology, Education, Occupational Therapy, or Speech Pathology are encouraged to apply.
Behavior Technicians, under the supervision of a clinician, use Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy to encourage positive behaviors and discourage negative behaviors, as well as to improve a variety of skills for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The child’s progress is then tracked and measured. ABA therapy is also used to increase language, communication skills, attention, focus, social skills, memory, and academics. ABA techniques focus on positive reinforcement; when a positive behavior is followed by something that is valued to the child, such as “a reward”, that behavior is more likely to occur in the future.
ABA Behavior Technician Responsibilities:
- Staff will work in the home or clinic center with children on the Autism Spectrum to provide ABA therapy.
- Responsible for charting and collecting data on the progress (or lack thereof) and abilities of the child. Must also keep records of preferred positive reinforcements for the child.
- Staff will be supervised weekly by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and must be ready to provide feedback to the BCBA on current progress and implement programs and recommendations given by the BCBA. Staff will incorporate feedback as instructed by the BCBA.
- Minimum of High School Diploma.
- Must be able to communicate expressively and receptively in order to follow through with individualized behavior plan, emergency procedures, and report on activities.
- Must be a creative, hard-working, dependable individual with a passion and positive upbeat attitude for helping children and adolescents.
- Must have proof of reliable transportation, driver’s license, and valid car insurance.
- Need to be at least 18 years of age and able to pass a criminal and background check.
If selected for this position you will need to complete our Pre-hire Behavioral Technician Onboarding Program. The requirements of this onboarding program include:
- CPR Certification. Certification and/or classes must be done in a live or hybrid course (not online course).
- First Aid Certification. Certification and/or classes must be done in a live, hybrid or online course.
- Must submit negative Tuberculosis (TB) test results.
- Must complete pre-hire certification modules. This requires internet access and a computer.
Post Hire Requirement:
Must attend recipient rights training within 30 days of hire and any additional county specific trainings as required.
The physical demands and characteristics of the work environment described here are representative of those that will be encountered by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
- Employee must be able to lift 50 lbs. occasionally.
- Required to perform activities that entail: fine motor skills, kneeling, sitting on floor level, standing, and running.
This job description is used as a guide only and not inclusive of responsibilities and job duties.
All applicants receive consideration of employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity or expression, affectional or sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.
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